Doctor of Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School Medicine. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyoto University Graduate School Medicine, 1983.
Laboratory head Rikagaku Kenkyūsho Brain Science Institute, Wako, Japan, 1999—2004. Professor & chair Kyoto University Graduate School Medicine, since 2005. Director Japan Society Neurology, Bunkyoku, Tokyo, since 2006, Japan Neurosci.
Society, Bunkyoku, since 2008. Mds asian and oceanian section executive committee member Movement Disorders Society, Milwaukee, since 2009. Member edition board Neurosci.
Research, Journal Neural Transmision.
Married Misa Nishimura, March 9, 1986. Children: Oki, Tsuyoshi.